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What is DNS and CDN?
CDNs typically perform dynamic request routing using the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) . The DNS is a distributed directory whose primary role is to map fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) to IP addresses. To determine an FQDN’s address a DNS client sends a request to its local DNS server.
What is a CDN for dummies?
CDN stands for Content Delivery Network. But what is a Content Delivery Network? It is a network of servers that deliver content to visitors of a website based on where that visitor is located.23-May-2022
Should I cache my website?
There are other benefits your website would reap from using website caching. In fact there are a few advantages of web caching: A faster site means improved performance in search. Pages that load quickly contribute to a better overall experience for your visitors.24-Jan-2022
Why do we need web cache?
Caching improves and speeds up browsing. Once you’ve downloaded an asset it lives (for a time) on your machine. Retrieving files from your hard drive will always be faster than retrieving them from a remote server no matter how fast your Internet connection.
Is a CDN a proxy?
A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a globally distributed network of proxy servers deployed in multiple data centers.28-May-2022
What are cache servers?
A cache server is a dedicated network server or service acting as a server that saves Web pages or other Internet content locally. By placing previously requested information in temporary storage or cache a cache server both speeds up access to data and reduces demand on an enterprise’s bandwidth.